Fine food, ghostly goings on, and a fabulous pub atmosphere awaits you at the Bell Inn, which can cater for special events and also offers bed and breakfast. 

Now incorporating the Olive Branch Bistro

This beautiful Grade 1 listed, 16th century, timber-framed inn, is set in the heart of the picturesque village of Thorpe-le-Soken, near the Essex coast.

The popular pub has earned rave reviews for its gastronomic delights with its casual fine dining, as well as being a warm and welcoming inn for regulars and visitors to the area alike.

The areas are mainly with beautiful original timber beams, and a host of other original period features and there is a magnificent open fire place, as well as a tranquil south facing terrace overlooking the mature church yard at the rear.

Made up of a variety of  bars and areas, the Bell Inn is ideal for parties, weddings, funerals and private meetings or events.

All sorts of events can also be catered for off the premises with hog roasts, outside catering and mobile bars available.

There is a large car-park opposite, and en-suite bed & breakfast accomodation is also available.

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Live music, pub quiz and just generally good socialising on a regular basis. 
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Testimonials

'Stumbled upon the Bell Inn in the village of Thorpe Le Stoken . Had a lovely lunch freshly cooked on the premises. However, what made the Bell Inn for my friend and I was the warm welcome from Sonia. Thank you Sonia for making us feel so welcome . Highly recommend the Bell Inn for value and great service'. - Yorkestor on Trip Advis0r

'The food is excellent and good value for money. We had a bit of a wait which I don't think is the norm. The landlady dealt with it before we mentioned so that was good; the food was so good it was definitely worth the wait. Quite exotic for the prices. Very good value tasty food'. - Jacqui W on Trip Advisor


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